Duluth Campus

Student Experience

Study in a supportive environment with the advantages of living in a vibrant city

Our Duluth campus offers students an opportunity to build extraordinarily strong relationships with their classmates and our faculty & staff. With about 50 students per class, our students in Duluth form very tight connections that last throughout a career.  Students are very involved outside of class and do lots of activities together, including health outreach and community fairs, intramural sports, outdoor recreation, and frequent social events with games and potlucks.

PharmD Degree Program

PharmD Degree Program

Our Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree program educates students to become pharmacists who are generalist pharmacy practitioners and prepares them to identify, resolve and prevent drug-related problems.

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PharmD/MBA Dual Degree Programs

PharmD/MBA Dual Degree Programs

Pharmacists with an MBA can enter into management or leadership positions within a wide variety of pharmacy settings, creating efficient, effective care delivery systems. We offer 4-year and 5-year PharmD/MBA dual degree options, both of which are AACSB accredited and ranked #1 and #2 in Minnesota.

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PharmD/MHI Dual Degree Program

PharmD/MHI Dual Degree Program

Health informatics is an interdisciplinary field that applies computer, information, and cognitive sciences to promote the effective and efficient use and analysis of information to improve the health, well being, and economic functioning of society. There is a critical need to develop information systems that lead to more effective decisions and greater efficiency within the healthcare industry, which coincides directly with the work of pharmacists facilitating medication management, patient safety, and addressing the rising costs of care.

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PharmD/MPH Dual Degree Program

PharmD/MPH Dual Degree Program

The role of today’s pharmacist is evolving into an active participant in managing chronic disease and expanding team-based care to protect the health of our population. Public health pharmacists are involved in advanced pharmacy practice, health policy development, emergency and humanitarian response, global health, and many other areas. This dual degree path offers training in health education, health promotion, policy and population management, and disease prevention interventions.

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Graduate Education

Graduate Education

Our faculty are actively involved in a number of graduate programs within the College of Pharmacy and Medical School. They currently hold graduate faculty appointments in these programs:

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Postgraduate (PGY-1) Pharmacy Residency Program

Postgraduate (PGY-1) Pharmacy Residency Program

The University of Minnesota Postgraduate (PGY-1) Pharmacy Residency Program is a multi-site program focusing on the practice of pharmaceutical care in ambulatory care settings organized around Community Clinic, Rural Health, and Pharmaceutical Care Leadership emphasis areas.

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Headshot side-by-side of Barbara Brandt and Mark Schneiderhan

Barbara Brandt, PhD, and Mark Schneiderhan, PharmD, BCCP, have been inducted into the Academies of Excellence.

Headshot of Karen Bastianelli

Karen Bastianelli, BSPharm, PharmD, BCACP has been named an American Pharmacists Association (APhA) 2021 fellow.

The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and its consortium partners have received a $1 million Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) grant for substance use prevention, intervention, recovery and harm reduction for the Bois Forte Nation.

City of Duluth

  • Population: 87,000
  • Located on the southwestern tip of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world (by surface area)
  • Voted "Top 10 Dream Town" by Outside Magazine
  • 11,000+ acres of open, wooded land within city limits
  • Duluth is known for its tourism, entertainment, festivals, recreation, and cultural opportunities

Research

Our multidisciplinary faculty with expertise in the basic, clinical, social, and behavioral sciences collaborates with colleagues in the Medical School, local and regional health care systems, and across other departments in the Academic Health Center.  Learn more about research on the Duluth campus

Videos

Video Tour of the College of Pharmacy in Duluth

Duluth Student Video

Clinical Pharmacist in Duluth Video